Although Oakland is hiring again, CNBC's Scott Cohn reports some issues holding the city back from balancing its budget.
Visit any American city and it doesn't take a whole lot of imagination to see where its greatness came from—however faded it may seem to be.
Chattanooga has made a comeback over the last 5 years thanks to investing in high-speed broadband. In the process, it has wooed $4 billion in foreign investment.
Interest rate swaps - sold as a way to save money on public financing - have turned into municipal bombs.
The head of the National Urban League outlines a plan to close the economic divide that's crippling U.S. cities.
Activist hackers linked to the collective known as Anonymous have accessed U.S. government computers in multiple agencies, the FBI warned.
Obamacare "is a mess … and it continues to get messier," California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom said on "The Kudlow Report."
U.S. technology companies may face new challenges selling their goods and services in China as fallout from the U.S. spying scandal takes a toll.
The U.S. shale boom may help create millions of jobs around the country, a study showed on Thursday—and some may pop up where you least expect.
Boeing Co. machinists soundly rejected a new labor contract on Wednesday that would have let them build the company's newest jetliner in Washington.
Joining the ranks of tech stocks Google and Microsoft, Twitter meets Muslim principles and is considered eligible for investment by Islamic funds.
A Reuters study found that Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei controls a massive financial empire built from property seizures from ordinary Iranians.
Toll Brothers is buying the home building unit of Shapell Industries for about $1.6 billion, strengthening its position in California.
Madison Hildebrand, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Malibu, says Malibu really did suffer during the global economic crisis. "Many buyers are coming in with cash and putting down large down payments," he says.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports Malibu is the most expensive housing market while Cleveland is the most affordable.
Tuesday's elections include races for governor and mayor. But two special initiatives to raise the minimum wage may be the most watched by businesses.
The Kaiser Foundation reports the 2014 healthcare law could make up to 17 million American eligible for tax credits to buy private health insurance.
A recent report of a wine shortfall just marks a return to a more typical level of production and won't lead to bottles vanishing from store shelves.
A woman testing a prototype Google Glass was ticketed in San Diego for driving wearing the glasses with a built-in computer and miniature display.
A California factory town's attempt to shut down production of Sriracha sauce heads to court until the company gets rid of the plant's smelly fumes.